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Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney weather

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    5 °C

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    5 °C

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    6 °C

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    5 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 12 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% 30% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 26 36 SSE 25 37 SSE 27 41 SSE 27 41 SSE 28 42 SSE 27 41 SSE 27 41 SSE 29 44 SSE 29 44 SSE 28 43 SSE 28 43 SSE 28 43 SSE 28 43 SSE 27 42 SSE 26 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 89% 87% 86% 84% 85% 85% 85% 85% 85% 84% 82% 78% 79% 75%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:58 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 13 December 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 25 39 SSE 24 38 SSE 25 39 SSE 24 39 SSE 25 39 SSE 26 42 SSE 26 41 SSE 27 43 SSE 27 43 SSE 29 46 SSE 28 45 SSE 30 48 SSE 29 45 SSE 29 45 SSE 28 44 SSE 28 44 SSE 26 42 SSE 26 42 SSE 27 42 SSE 26 42 SSE 26 41 SSE 25 40 SSE 25 40 SSE 24 39
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E
Humidity
74% 78% 78% 80% 76% 73% 74% 72% 73% 75% 73% 70% 72% 73% 73% 77% 74% 76% 77% 77% 76% 77% 78% 78%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:59 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 14 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 23 37 SSE 22 35 SSE 22 35 SSE 23 37 SSE 25 39 SSE 26 43 SSE 29 47 SSE 31 49
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 77% 76% 75% 73% 74% 72% 73%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 15 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 30 49 SSE 32 51 SSE 33 53 SSE 34 55 SSE 33 53 SSE 35 57 SE 37 62 SE 39 64
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity
74% 75% 72% 72% 74% 76% 76% 81%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 09:02 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 16 December 2018)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
90% 80% 60% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 38 62 SSE 36 60 SSE 34 55 S 28 42 S 26 39 S 22 32 S 20 29 S 19 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 87% 88% 83% 82% 83% 84% 82%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 17 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 17 24 S 18 25 SSW 17 24 S 16 23 SSW 16 23 S 17 24 S 19 26 S 22 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 82% 81% 82% 82% 81% 81% 80%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 25 36 SSE 28 41 SSE 30 43 SSE 31 45 SSE 30 43 SSE 29 42 SSE 28 41 SSE 26 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G G G G G
Humidity
81% 83% 85% 86% 86% 86% 86% 86%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
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Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
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Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny intervals 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Mostly dry and bright on Wednesday. Windy.

Today:

A cloudy start, perhaps the odd spot of rain in Orkney. The cloud tending to thin and break with bright spells, but isolated showers possibly affecting Shetland later. Strong south to southeast winds. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

A windy evening and night with some clear intervals, but an increasing number of showers blowing in from the North Sea. Minimum temperature 6 °C.

Thursday:

A bright day with a mixture of sunny intervals and occasional showers. Fresh to strong south to southeasterly breeze. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunny intervals and further showers on Friday and Saturday. Southeasterly gales or severe gales developing later on Saturday. Some prolonged rain possible on Sunday.

Updated: 02:23 on Wed 12 Dec 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Damp and windy in the west. Increasingly sunny elsewhere.

Today:

Wednesday will be rather cloudy and increasingly windy, with patchy rain, across Northern Ireland, central and western Scotland, along with Wales and southwest England. Elsewhere it will be mostly dry and increasingly sunny, after a locally frosty and foggy start.

Tonight:

Cloudy and windy overnight across Northern Ireland, and the southwest corner of Britain, with occasional rain. A few showers in the east and northeast. Elsewhere, clear spells and a frost.

Thursday:

Patchy rain and strong winds will ease across Northern Ireland, west Devon and Cornwall. Plenty of sunshine elsewhere after a frosty start, although cold. Some showers near North Sea coasts.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Mostly fine Friday, although cold with early frost. Some showers northeast. Wet and windy weather moves east Saturday, with snow in north and east. Brighter, showery and less cold Sunday.

Updated: 01:00 on Wed 12 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 16 Dec 2018 to Tuesday 25 Dec 2018:

The middle of the month is likely to remain changeable with a mix of blustery showers and longer spells of rain, and a risk of severe gales at times. Temperatures however will return to near normal for the time of year, with the south and west becoming rather mild at times, although some colder air may move into the north at times to give the risk of some hill snow. Heading into the Christmas week and the most likely scenario is for a continuation of the changeable theme, with some further spells of wind and rain, but interspersed by some brighter but showery weather. Temperatures on the whole look likely to remain around normal, although turning briefly mild in any wet and windy spells, but cooler in any drier interludes.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 26 Dec 2018 to Wednesday 9 Jan 2019:

The end of 2018 is likely to remain fairly changeable with showers or longer spells of rain, possibly wintry over higher ground. Temperatures look likely to be around normal for the time of year. However, as we head into the New Year, there is the chance of high pressure becoming established close to the UK. This would bring drier and colder weather, but also an increasing chance of some snow showers and nighttime frosts.

Updated: 01:00 on Wed 12 Dec 2018 GMT

Location details

Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Location
59.048, -3.345
Altitude
18 m above mean sea level

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